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The journey of Srimati Gouri Rani Shankar is nothing less than an inspiration for women in general and women in agriculture in particular. She has set an example for successful women-led community-level enterprises in an agrarian economy. ...

The goals of smallholders in rainfed areas are generally to reduce risks, generate income, and achieve food security. These goals, to some extent, could...

The adoption of stress-tolerant versions of popular rice cultivars can enable farming communities to mitigate the current and future challenges of recurrent...

The government of Bangladesh has supported land-use intensification, with an initial focus on rice which now covers 78% of total arable land. While this...

In Kenya, Komboka can enhance food and nutrition security by increasing local rice production which will, in turn, contribute to a reduction of rice imports...

In Bangladesh, in terms of food security for the increasing population and the transformation of agrifood systems, the dominant double-cropping based pattern...

To enhance crop production in a sustainable manner, Green Super Rice (GSR) was proposed as a new goal for rice breeding and production based on the prospect...

The low average maize yield in the state of Odisha is associated with nutrient-depleted lateritic soils, high monsoon rainfall variability coupled with...

Laser land leveling strongly complements sustainable rice production practices as it can help increase water, seed, and fertilizer use efficiency by at...

Dry direct-seeded rice (DDSR) offers several advantages: rapid planting, easy mechanization, less labor and water requirement, and early maturity with...